|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
This terrific 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath waterfront condo is only a 7 minute walk from the beach on the amazing Balboa Peninsula. It is ideal for a great couples get away, but would accommodate up to 4 with its living room convertible sofa. The patio includes a large stainless steel barbecue mounted in a granite topped stucco island and is a perfect place for alfresco dining with its full set of comfortable patio furniture. The patios’ crown jewel is a Sundance Spa with all sorts of variable jets, covered by a 10’ corner mounted market umbrella. Relax as romantic Venetian gondolas float slowly by. This rental includes a private boat dock and an 18’ Duffy electric boat which you can use to visit several classic waterfront restaurants in delightful Newport Harbor. (Brief checkout required for use of Duffy. No reduction in rent in case of unforseen mechanical failure of boat)
The condo features a full tile floor that extends through the wide sliding doors that open directly out to the patio. The secluded upstairs bedroom has a high beamed ceiling and features a queen size Tommy Bahama bed, with matching dressers, mirrored wardrobe closet, and ceiling fan. The master bathroom features a huge 8’ double shower, with European fixtures at both ends, allowing two to shower at once, if you need to save time? The kitchen is complete with a 42” built-in refrigerator/freezer, electric range & oven, microwave and lots of tile. The living room has a fire place, a piano, comfortable reclining chairs, convertible sofa, a 47” flat screen DirectTV, DVR, CD/DVD player, Wi-Fi.
Lido Village, with its historical Lido Theater, is just steps away, and a new shopping center is only two blocks away, anchored by a Pavilions market. Walk three blocks to the beach front walkway and nearby Newport Pier, surrounded by a large assortment of restaurants, local color drinking establishments, surf shops, and rental shops for bikes, skates, and kayaks. The Balboa Pier and the Fun Zone, with its ageless ferris wheel, boat rentals, and waterfront shops, is just a short distance away and is home to the Catalina Ferry. Check out our calendar, then call and reserve this exceptional vacation condo today. . . . it sure beats staying at a Newport Beach Hotel. You will have a great time on Newport’s beautiful Balboa Peninsula. Scroll down below guests comments for seasonal rates.
We are seniors who love to travel and have been avid boaters all our lives. We live on our boat in a Long Beach Marina during the time our guests occupy our home.
Robert Sasine purchased this condo in 1991
This home is in Southern California with the best climate in country . . . . . no bugs, no oppressive heat or cold.
Less than an 8 minute walk to the beach, shopping, restaurants, and water based activities. Parking outside, in front of our garage, for one car.
What a beautiful home! Comfortable, clean, well-furnished, and perfect for an individual, a mature couple’s destination or a quiet girl’s weekend. Bob and Louise were onsite to meet me when I arrived and make sure I was all set. The location is ideal in so many ways, close to the beach, shopping, and many restaurants. The kitchen is fully equipped with just about anything you can think of, and this made meal preparation at the condo very easy. Louise recommended a great fish market close by, Santa Monica Seafood on 17th Street just off of Newport Blvd., and they had an incredible selection of fresh fish. Having Pavillion’s just a couple of blocks away made for convenient grocery shopping. For dining out I enjoyed Harborside Restaurant near the Balboa Pier with friends who live close by, the calamari appetizer and halibut dinner entrée were both excellent. There is so much to compliment with the neighborhood being very quiet, being on the water created an incredible ambiance unlike any other, and having a place to park the car was priceless. Thank you, Bob and Louise!
My wife and I rented Bob & Louise's lovely waterfront property, this past week. We loved the space, the well equipped kitchen, outdoor space, hot tub and boat. The bedroom and main bathroom were very large and great for 2. We have stayed at other VRBO's over the years and we don't always have closet or dressers available and here we had both! We enjoyed sitting in the hot tub at the end of each day and watching the boats and the occasional gondola slowly parade by. The ad accurately describes the space and all amenities. You can walk to the beach in less than 5 minutes. A number of restaurants and even a nice big grocery store are all within a 2-3 minute walk. We would definitely stay here again on our next visit to Newport Beach.
Hi! My fiance' and I just spent July 6-13th at this home and had a wonderful time! The place was everything that we wanted and more. Super comfortable and the large french doors opening up to the patio with the breeze was amazing! The electric Duffy was the icing on the cake! We had such a great time and highly recommend this place to stay. Bob & Louise and their daughter were very responsive when I had a few questions after check in and we had a small delay in the Duffy use. They immediately took care of everything. Their is a grocery store just a few blocks away and so conveinetly located to everything. Thank goodness for the parking spot infront of the garage. We would have died without having that. This was our first time renting a house thru vrbo and would do it again. I wasn't sure what all would be included in the kitchen like measuring cups, tblsp & tsps and spices and so forth so of course I totally overpacked. This home was so enjoyable that we cooked at the property 4 nights and that is more than we do at home so a huge compliment to this place. I highly recommend staying here and would stay again! Thank you Bob & Louise for great memories at your Home!
A big THANK YOU to the Sasines for renting their beautiful condo out to total strangers. My daughter & I came to CA for my son's wedding & decided to rent a condo. Our choice was not too difficult as we both fell in love w/Bob & Louise's place. Condo was immaculate w/spa running & Duffy boat ready. We invited all the wedding guests & had a terrific reception on the patio. Then we again partied a few days later with many of our guests using the outdoor spa. What a great time we had!!
Whatever we needed, we found in the home. Loved the HUGE shower w/tons of hot water & huge towels. Could not have asked for anything more.
Again, thank you both for making this event memorable. Hopefully, we will be able to visit the beautiful Newport Beach area again.
We loved our stay in this delightful condo. It exceeded our expectations in so many ways. It's larger than we thought. We hosted an impromptu dinner for 15 in connection with the family wedding we came to California to attend. I found every serving dish I needed, and there were plenty of chairs for comfortable patio seating. The boat was easy to use and our grandson dubbed it Grandpa's pirate ship! The owners were very attentive and helpful. We enjoyed eating at the Crab Cooker and at Mama D's. We hope to return next year!
We rented this condo last Oct. (2011). We've rented other places before (but not from vrbo) and they were not always as represented. This condo, I am very happy to say was even better than expected. The living room opening to that fabulous view, the wonderful patio, the fun rides in the electric Duffy every afternoon, made our stay one we will always remember. A real knockout place!
World class shopping in South Coast Plaza and Newport Center. Disneyland is 30 minutes away. Catalina Flier catamaran close by in our harbor, featuring a daily 90 minute high speed trip to the island.
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
Brief Duffy check ride required
50% to reserve then balance 15 days prior to occupancy. Personal checks only